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Inspirational Holiday Spots

Perth

Perth has an abundance of sunshine and the US consulate has said “Perth has the kind of weather California thinks it has”. In Perth, you can get active and enjoy the sunshine, natural parklands and beach lifestyle in one of Australia’s most beautiful cities....more


Fremantle

Just 20km from the CBD is the historical and colourful port town of Fremantle. Seven days a week, the streets of Fremantle buzz with shoppers, outdoor diners and pubs brimming over onto the pavement.  Funky fashions, bustling markets, street performances and outdoor beer gardens make “Freo” a lively place to be....more


Rottnest Island

Just offshore from Perth, a mere 40 minute ferry ride away, is an island paradise.  Rottnest Island, affectionately known as “Rotto”, is where the locals go to swim at white-sand beaches, snorkel in turquoise water over shipwrecks, or kick back and go fishing....more


Swan Valley

Just a cork’s throw from the city will land you in the Swan Valley, Western Australia’s oldest wine growing region, which today is enjoying a renaissance as the centre of Perth’s good life....more


Margaret River Magic

Originally a chilled out surfie town, Margaret River has evolved into the ultimate smorgasbord of good food, fine wine and spectacular scenery – just a three-and-a-half hour drive south of Perth....more


Albany

Prepare to be blown away by Albany’s dramatic convict history, set against a backdrop of rugged granite coastline, green seas and a wild beauty that tugs at the heartstrings....more


Monkey Mia - home to the friendly bottlenose dolphins

Monkey Mia is one the world's best and most reliable meeting places for wild dolphins - in fact the dolphins in Monkey Mia Bay easily outnumber the local population....more


Ningaloo Reef and the Unforgetable Whale Sharks

Ningaloo Reef has been hailed as one of the best diving and snorkeling spots of the world because of its pristine condition.  It’s easy to understand why once you see the multitude of colourful marine life that calls the Reef home....more


Esperance

For squeaky-white beaches, getting off the beaten track and bunking down under the stars, head south to Esperance. This place is so relaxed even the kangaroos sun bake on the beach....more

  • Matilda Bay, PerthMatilda Bay, Perth
  • Rottnest IslandRottnest Island
  • Wine Tasting, Margaret RiverWine Tasting, Margaret River
  • Monkey Mia PelicansMonkey Mia Pelicans
  • Whale Shark, Ningaloo ReefWhale Shark, Ningaloo Reef